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use of two conjoined nouns instead of a noun and modifier

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However, its use in hendiadys such as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (cf.
According to Wright himself in the entry on hendiadys in the New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, hendiadys ("one through two" in Greek) is the "use of two substantives (occasionally two adjectives or two verbs), joined by a conjunction, to express a single but complex idea: one of the elements is logically subordinate to the other, as in 'sound and fury' (Macbeth 5.
Hendiadys ('expression of a complex idea by two words connected with and') is used to an unprecedented extent.
Then, two cases in which Clinton exercised democratic enlargement to justify foreign military intervention are examined rhetorically to demonstrate how the frame encourages using rhetorical forms of accumulation and hendiadys and with what results.
Apart from the fact that hendiadys is a figure widely dispersed in early modern texts, Vickers asserts that in the Elegy we find at most two or three, "depending on the reader's charity" (191).
True" and "fair" were thus conflated as hendiadys (National Companies and Securities Commission 1984: 20).
Marcus says that Elegy is "curiously lacking in distinctive [Shakespearean] markers," by which she means, not the grammatical mannerisms that Foster points out ("who" or "whom" as "an impersonal relative pronoun," and hendiadys, 1997: 121-22), but instead "metaphoric density and vividness of language" (212).
It is especially telling that Philoponus lumps together the two terms chora and topos in the indifferent hendiadys "room and place," or "space and place," as if to signify that the struggle to keep these terms distinct from each other is no longer worth the candle.
Should the two main terms (in the title of the book) - knowledge and vision - be construed as marking a logical opposition between vision and knowledge or, on the contrary, as a hendiadys, as if, that is, the conjunction 'and' joined together into a symbolic unity poetic vision and the circle of knowledge?
The double adverb "iure ac divinitus" has the force of a hendiadys, ius divinum: Hadrian accepts whatever is decreed by the sixth council as of divine law.
Zoom in, zoom out, Shapiro's own skillful writing exhibits, like the prominent use of hendiadys in Hamlet (287), "a striving for meaning that both recedes and multiplies" (288).
Today it is recognized that these terms are nearly synonymous, and the phrase image and likeness is a hendiadys.
The question is whether this implicit reluctance also denotes a more ironic relation between "resolution and independence," one that would approximate the classical trope of hendiadys, so that the surprising or discordant aspect of the conjunctive relation would develop an otherness between the two terms, almost as if, despite the double ambiguity of Wordsworth's phrase, each word could only take one referent at a time and always the opposite of the other.
Hendiadys is another distinctive and inimitable Shakespearean feature of A Funeral Elegy.
Wright says that hendiadys ("the use of two substantives, joined by a conjunction .